UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Outdoor Education Minor

Program Requirements

24 Total Credits

Required Courses: 14- 17  cr. hrs.

P ED 201 Outdoor Education Summer Concepts and Skills (Sp) 3 cr.
P ED 202 Outdoor Education Winter Concepts and Skills (Sp) 3 cr.
P ED 275 Leadership in School-Based Adventure Education (F) 3 cr.
P ED 301 Foundation of Outdoor Leadership (F)  (Pre-req P ED 201 & 202) 3 cr.
P ED 371 Recreation Field Study (F/Sp/Jterm/Summer)  1-4 cr.
SFED 200 First Aid and Basic Life Support (F/Sp) (SFED 212 Sp also accepted) .5 cr.

Electives 7-10 cr. hrs.
BIOL 210 General Botany (F/Sp) (Pre-req BIOL 150) 3 cr.
ESM 151 Introduction to Land use Theory & Practice (F/Sp)   3 cr.
ESM 300 Environmental Education  (F/Sp)   3 cr.
ESM 307 Cultural Perspectives on the Environment   3 cr.
EXSS 450 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Management  (F) 3 cr.
GEOG 110 Physical Environment: Patterns & Systems (F/Sp) 3 cr.
GEOG 212 Weather & Climate (F, alternate years)  3 cr.
GEOG 250 Introduction to Geographic Information Science (F/Sp) 3 cr.
GEOL 101 Introduction to Geology  (F/Sp) 3cr.
GEOL 102 Introduction to Geology Laboratory  (F/Sp)  1 cr.
GEOL 269 Environmental Geology (F) 3 cr.
P E 118 Scuba (F/Sp) .5 cr.
P ED 105 Backpacking/Wilderness Awareness (Summer w/P ED 106 & 255) 1 cr.
P ED 106 Canoeing (Summer w/P ED 105 & 255 1 cr.
P ED 109 Recreational Climbing (F/Sp) 1 cr.
P ED 147 Water Safety Instructor (Sp) 2 cr.
P ED 255 Techniques in Sport Fishing (Summer w/P ED 105 & 106) 1 cr.
P ED 300 Adapted Physical Education (F)  (Pre-req P ED 245) 3 cr.
POLS 355 Environmental Law(Pre-req POLS 114 & BIOL 100 or 150) 3 cr.
SOCI 343 Sociology of Sport and Leisure (F) (Pre-req SOCI 100) 3 cr.


Department of Health and Human Performance

111 Karges Center
715-425-3705
www.uwrf.edu/HHP/

Chair-  Faye Perkins  Assistant Chair -  Paul Shirilla  Faculty - Jeff Berkhof, Ken Ecker, Patti Ford, Steve Freeman, Stacy Furness, James Gostomski, Cindy Holbrook, Joe O'Kroy, Robert Ritzer, Jodee Schaben, Katie Vera, Matt Walker